# Browse Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering by Title

• (1992)
A system was designed for fabricating uniform, hollow silica aerogel spheres of controlled size, thickness, and porosity that may be required for manufacture of cryogenic ICF (Inertial Confinement Fusion) Targets. The ...

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• (2013-08-22)
Advance in nanotechnology has made a good understanding of high frequency phonon dominant, nanometer scale thermal transport a necessity. To study nanometer-scale thermal transport in three dimensions, three-dimensional ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Surface plasmon resonances (SPRs) are coherent oscillations of electron density occurring at the interface of a metal and a dielectric, which generate an evanescent electric field that decays exponentially within ~100-200 ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The self-assembly of colloidal particles into larger structures is of interest both scientifically and technologically. The range of possible structures that may be formed by isotropically-interacting spherical particles ...

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• (1995)
Elevated-temperature crack growth behavior in a commercial Al$\sb2$O$\sb3$ and a hot-pressed 30 vol.% TiB$\sb2$-SiC composite was examined under tensile static loading (static fatigue) and tension-tension cyclic loading ...

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• (1995)
High temperature crack growth behavior in a commercial and a hot-pressed polycrystalline Al$\sb2$O$\sb3$ was examined under monotonic tensile loading (static fatigue) and under Mode-I tension-tension cyclic loading (cyclic ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Multifunctional sensing capability, ‘unusual’ formats with flexible/stretchable designs, rugged lightweight construction, and self-powered operation are desired attributes for electronics that directly interface with the ...

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• (1993)
Diamond films were deposited on various substrates by filament-assisted chemical vapor deposition (FACVD). Different experimental conditions were employed to determine the effects of parameters such as filament temperature, ...

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• (2011-05-25)
Anomaly detection is an important data mining task. Most existing methods treat anomalies as inconsistencies and spend the majority amount of time on modeling normal instances. A recently proposed, sampling-based approach ...

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• (2008)
Recently, a new class of B2 intermetallic compounds, e.g., YAg and YCu, were experimentally shown to have significant ductility comparable to face-centered cubic (fcc) Al, in contrast to other B2 materials like CuZn or ...

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• (2010-05-19)
The fabrication of flexible and transparent microplasma devices using plastic substrate has explored new avenues in plasma science and technology. A polymer-based replica molding process enables inexpensive and accurate ...

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• (2013-05-28)
Advancement in the semiconductor materials, mechanics and fabrication techniques enable the use of conventional wafer based electronics in unconventional ways via bio-integration. Tissue deformations as a vital sign are ...

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• (2012-02-01)
Fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) is used to monitor the metal ion dependent conformational change of the UO22+ specific DNAzyme 39E. Inactive metal ions, Mg2+ and Zn2+ are found capable of inducing folding ...

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• (1993)
This thesis is concerned with the crystal growth of three different types of inorganic nonlinear dielectric materials, namely, lithium triborate (LBO), lead titanate (PT), and potassium titanyl phosphate (KTP). The electrical ...

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• (2014-04-03)
Chemical reactions traditionally rely on energy from stimuli such as heat, light, or electric fields to overcome activation barriers separating desired products from starting materials. In the field of mechanochemistry, ...

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• (2008)
Functional three-dimensional microperiodic polyacrylamide hydrogel structures were created and characterized. Submicron to 50 micron periodicities were explored across the structures, the lower end for optical and filtration ...

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• (2010-06-29)
Spherical colloidal nanoparticles have been popular building blocks for larger scale super structures due to their easy synthesis, unique while simple shape and relatively well understood interactions. Despite concentrated ...

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• (2010-08-31)
Surface plasmons, due to their extreme sensitivity to changes in refractive index occurring at a metal/dielectric interface and their ability to significantly enhance electromagnetic fields near a metal, offer exciting ...

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• (2011-05-25)
The recently discovered abilities to synthesize single-walled carbon nanotubes and prepare single layer graphene have spurred interest in these sp2-bonded carbon nanostructures. In particular, studies of their potential ...

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• (2015-01-21)
Hydrogels are a unique class of materials. The combination of many outstanding properties, including responsiveness, elasticity, transparency, porosity, high water content, biocompatibility, and the ability to immobilize ...

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